Splitcoaststampers-The Stamper's Community

Issue #677 July 3rd 2019
Fishing Vest  
New guest tutorial author Gloria Plunkett shares a summery shaped card for your favorite fisherman.
Supplies you'll need for this project
  • Neutral cardstock
  • Scoring tool
  • Scissors
  • Adhesive
  • Embellishments
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    Our Artist in Residence answers your questions
    Q: Shirley writes: "I'd like some ideas for birthday cards for men."
    A: Our site gallery is an amazing resource with over 2.7 million entries! When users upload and add keywords to their entries, those keywords are searchable - they can be anything from challenge codes to themes, styles, holidays, and company names. You can click HERE to find all the gallery entries that have been tagged "masculine" and "birthday".
    TIP: If you'd like your cards to show up in a search like this, be sure to use keywords, separated by commas, when you upload!
     
    Feedback From Past Tutorials
    CSG has an idea for the Pocket Portfolio tutorial: "This is really clever and creative way to present gift certificates for my business. Thank you!"

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    Starburst Background tutorial
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    No special supplies are needed for next week's tutorial.
     
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    Stamp and Scrapbook Expo
    Midwest Stampers:
    See you next week in Kansas City for shopping and make & takes.
     
    This Week's Hot Topics
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    Great member tip!
     
    June 26 to July 2
    Use supplies you likely already own and try new techniques.
    EOINA Brayered.
    Summer garden.
    Try this color combination: Granny Apple Green, Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo, Neutrals of choice.
    Birthday bash.
    Get back to nature.
    Free for All: Friday
    [F4A488] Stars or stripes or both.
    MIX-Ability Mixed Media
    [MIX335] Chalk it up to a new experience.
    Converse.
    Check out Janeen's gallery, then upload a creation inspired by her work.
     
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